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“The show can’t claim the blackness of Public Enemy’s message.” Rapper Professor Griff was not impressed by the use of his group Public Enemy’s Fight the Power anthem at the Oscars. He believes the Academy bosses were just trying to appeal to people protesting the ‘all-white’ Oscars. Some stars, like power couple Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, staged an Oscars boycott after no actors or actresses of colour were nominated for a second year running.

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